B.J. Moore was placed as executive vice president and chief information officer of Providence St. Joseph Health in Renton, Washington.
Providence St. Joseph is one of the nation's largest healthcare providers, reporting over $23 billion in revenue and serving over 13 million patients. A not-for-profit health and social services system designed to deliver on a promise to make communities healthier through best practices, increasing access to health care, and providing quality, compassionate care, Providence encompasses 51 hospitals, 829 clinics, and 16 supportive housing facilities; over 119,000 employed caregivers, 24,000 physicians, and 38,000 nurses; two health plans and 2.1 million covered lives; $1.6 billion in community benefit; and 90 non-acute services – all spread across seven states.
The system has aligned itself toward a vision and framework intended to transform health care to be more patient-centric, using its tremendous data assets to coordinate care, improve operational and clinical efficiencies, and modernize operations through technology; in his role, B.J. will be responsible for ensuring that PSJH has a modern data and digital platform that will serve as the foundation for delivering on the strategic priorities of the system's future vision. Championing technology as a strategy, he will collaborate with other leaders around the power of digital systems and how they enable business excellence and modernization, and will provide strategic and transformational leadership for the IS function and serve as a key participant in system-wide strategic planning and other processes.
B.J. comes to Providence from a 26-year career at Microsoft. Beginning in financial management, he steadily progressed through management roles in sales and marketing systems, global engineering, and global financial systems. He subsequently served as the vice president of enterprise commerce IT and vice president of enterprise commerce for the Windows and Devices Group – a role in which he was responsible for envisioning and delivering the transformation of Microsoft's $65 billion worldwide B2B e-commerce business.
B.J.'s terminal role with Microsoft was vice president of enterprise commerce and compliance for cloud and AI, in which he was responsible for $75 billion in worldwide revenue and compliance for all Microsoft commerce services, launching commercial offers, enabling new revenue streams, and accelerating Microsoft revenue growth. He completed the transition of the commerce infrastructure from on-premises to the cloud, which increased engineering velocity and improved availability and performance of services, and successfully transitioned the development team to a collaboration with engineering, achieving full DevOps.
During his tenure at Microsoft, B.J. led the company's IT diversity and inclusion initiative and its IT Work Health Index, as well as chairing the Microsoft Silicon Valley Customer Advisory Board. He achieved one of the highest leadership effectiveness measures in the company and was on the succession slate to become CIO. His efforts resulted in an Alexander Hamilton Gold Award for structuring more efficient finance workflows, recognition for a "Best Investor Relations Website" from IR Magazine, and a CIO Award for "delighting the customer" with Next Generation Volume Licensing.
B.J. holds a bachelor's degree in business administration with a finance and marketing concentration from Colorado State University, and is a graduate of the Stanford Graduate School of Business's Innovative CIO program.